Cards

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0096
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Dominos

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0095
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park
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Camp Near White House

Date:
May 17, 1862
Creator:
William McIlvaine, Jr.
Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike,Pennsylvania,Gettysburg,17325
Identifier:
2010.0124.0090
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Skirmish Between Brooklyn 14th And 300 Rebel Cavalry

Creator:
Alfred R. Waud (1828-1891)

In this reproduction of a sketch, Union and Confederate soldiers engage in fierce combat in close quarters. This confrontation occurred at the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0035
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Signal Tower

Union soldiers pose atop a wooden signal tower at the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0034
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Union Charge, Antietam

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a work depicting a Union charge. Artist Walton Taber drew with such precision that the viewer can detect the fear in the advancing soldiers' eyes. In the mid-left section of the work, a fallen soldier lies dead. To the right-hand side, another man grabs his head in pain as he is struck by a musketball.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0033
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Antietam Casualties

Creator:
Walton Taber

Reproduction of a work depicting officers riding by a wagon of casualties from the Battle of Antietam.

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0032
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Burnside Bridge

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

A reproduction of a painting showing Union forces under Brig. Gen. Ambrose Burnside charging a bridge at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Fighting on the bridge was so fierce and so protracted that the site would subsequently be known as "Burnside Bridge."

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10". Original: H: 9 1/4", W: 12 1/2"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0031
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Fighting Around Dunker Church At Antietam

A reproduction of a painting depicting a Union charge near Dunker Church early in the Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0030
Institution:
American Heritage Archives

Burnside Bridge (sketch)

Creator:
Edwin Forbes (1839-1895)

This preliminary sketch for the work "Burnside Bridge" (see 2010.0002.0031) shows Union forces under Brig. Gen. Ambrose Burnside charging a bridge at the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862. Fighting on the bridge was so fierce and so protracted that the site would subsequently be known as "Burnside Bridge."

Description (physical):

H: 8", W: 10"

Location:
Gaithersburg, Maryland
Identifier:
2010.0002.0036
Institution:
American Heritage Archives